American Merchant Mariner Memorial with Statue of Liberty

The Battery—Exploring NYC’s Origins at its Oldest Public Space

Battery Park, aka The Battery, is a piece of history lasting four centuries that tells the story of New York, its people, and the beginnings of our diverse nation. You could easily overlook its importance if you didn’t know any better, but I’m hoping this post will motivate you to get to know it better.

Great Grandma in Old Brooklyn

New York is More Than Bagels & Pizza…(5 Big Reasons to Love Her More!)

The state of New York is as diverse as its citizens and their pride shines through with the state’s anthem, “I Love New York.” It’s biggest city has been affectionately called “The Big Apple” and it is iconically referred to as “The Empire State.” How could 20 million people be wrong?